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  • Wellesley STEM Expo, Wellesley Ed Foundation

    The Wellesley STEM Expo is a hands-on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) exposition including a speaker series, hands-on exhibits, workshops and a student work showcase – transforming Wellesley High School into an interactive science center for a day. In addition to the Expo itself, there are a series of events leading up to the big day, and several exciting events afterwards.

    Visit the Wellesley STEM Expo website

    Hosted by Wellesley Ed Foundation

    When:

    • April 6, 2019
      9:00am - 5:00pm

    Where:

    50 Rice St
    Wellesley, MA 02481

    Wellesley STEM Expo logo
  • RoboDay @ You-do-it Electronics, You-do-it Electronics Center

    Come share the excitement of robotics and celebrate National Robotics Week with us! Meet & Greet Other Robotic & STEM Enthusiasts. See Robotic Project Demonstrations. Enjoy Raffles, Giveaways, Product Specials and more. Featured exhibitors: Empow Studios, iRobot and Windsor Wildbots! Featured Vendors: Pololu Robotics and Electronics, Velleman, elenco, Actobotics & Osepp

    Visit the RoboDay @ You-do-it Electronics website

    Hosted by You-do-it Electronics Center

    When:

    • April 6, 2019
      11:00am - 4:00pm

    Where:

    40 Franklin St
    Westwood, MA 02494

    RoboDay @ You-do-it Electronics logo
  • Learning Robotics with LEGO, Einstein's Workshop

    New to LEGO robotics? Then this is the class for you! Students will investigate motorized models with Lego WeDo and learn about gears, belts, and motors. After building each model, students will solve challenges that will exercise their creativity and problem solving skills in addition to improving their understanding of how the machines work! The class will culminate in a project of the student's own design and integrates Lego and motor power. PreRegistration and fee required

    Visit the Learning Robotics with LEGO website

    Hosted by Einstein's Workshop

    When:

    • April 7, 2019
      10:15am - 11:30am
    • April 14, 2019
      10:15am - 11:30am
    • April 21, 2019
      10:15am - 11:30am
    • April 28, 2019
      10:15am - 11:30am

    Where:

    25 Adams Street
    Burlington, MA 01803

    Learning Robotics with LEGO logo
  • LEGO Junior Engineers, Einstein's Workshop

    Take Lego robotics to the next level with WeDo 2.0. Students will learn how to build simple machines with motorized parts such as winches, pulleys, drive trains and more! Add sensors and program your creations to respond to their environment. Then work together to design a machine to meet the challenge of the day! No previous Lego experience is necessary for this class. Pre-registration and fee required

    Visit the LEGO Junior Engineers website

    Hosted by Einstein's Workshop

    When:

    • April 7, 2019
      12:00pm - 1:15pm
    • April 14, 2019
      12:00pm - 1:15pm
    • April 21, 2019
      12:00pm - 1:15pm
    • April 28, 2019
      12:00pm - 1:15pm

    Where:

    25 Adams Street
    Burlington, MA 01803

    LEGO Junior Engineers logo
  • Handmade Robots and Simple Machines, Einstein's Workshop

    Let's explore simple machines and robotics by using our hands and learning through experience! Students will be introduced to beginner mechanics and motion using everyday materials, crafts, powered motors, human power and more. Each week students will learn a new components, designs and building techniques. This class focuses on engineering, teamwork, creativity and problem solving. PreRegistration and fee required

    Visit the Handmade Robots and Simple Machines website

    Hosted by Einstein's Workshop

    When:

    • April 7, 2019
      1:30pm - 2:45pm
    • April 14, 2019
      1:30pm - 2:45pm
    • April 21, 2019
      1:30pm - 2:45pm
    • April 28, 2019
      1:30pm - 2:45pm

    Where:

    25 Adams Street
    Burlington, MA 01803

    Handmade Robots and Simple Machines logo
  • VEX Robotics Exhibtion, Einstein's Workshop

    Watch students from the VEX IQ Robotics class participate in an exhibition. These 4th to 6th grade students have been working for 8 weeks and will "compete" on the 2019 Next Level board. Come check out an easy to use robotics system that might be interesting for your student.

    Visit the

    Hosted by Einstein's Workshop

    When:

    • April 7, 2019
      2:00pm - 4:00pm

    Where:

    25 Adams Street
    Burlington, MA 02180

    VEX Robotics Exhibtion logo
  • Coding with Cubetto, Wrentham Public Schools

    Kindergarten and first grade students will be introduced to Cubetto the coding robot through a maze of different landforms to celebrate Earth Day!

    Visit the Coding with Cubetto website

    Hosted by Jennifer Moon

    When:

    • April 8, 2019 - April 9, 2019
      9:00am - 2:30pm
    • April 11, 2019
      9:00am - 2:30pm

    Where:

    120 Taunton Street
    Wrentham, MA 02093

    Coding with Cubetto logo
  • MA Robotics Open House: iRobot, iRobot

    Tours at iRobot are about an hour and focus on our Cool Stuff Museum. You will learn what our robots do, why they have those tasks, and who works on robots. We talk about our evolution here and our history. We will also try to have a robot demo for you. You will not see labs, workspaces or test areas on the tour, however, we do visit our Family Innovation Lab - a public space used by our engineers as a makerspace.

    Visit the MA Robotics Open House: iRobot website

    Hosted by MassRobotics

    When:

    • April 8, 2019
      10:00am - 11:00am

    Where:

    8 Crosby Drive
    Bedford, MA 01730

    MA Robotics Open House: iRobot logo
  • MA Robotics Open House: FLIR(formerly Endeavor Robotics), FLIR

    FLIR Unmanned Ground Systems is the world’s leading provider of battle-tested Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGVs). We partner with U.S. and international military, law enforcement and industrial users to design and build technologically advanced robots that support a wide range of missions. Whether it’s a roadside bomb on the battlefield, a suspicious package on the subway, or a potential hazmat situation, our robots help keep troops, first responders, and the public safe.

    Visit the MA Robotics Open House: FLIR(formerly Endeavor Robotics) website

    Hosted by MassRobotics

    When:

    • April 8, 2019
      1:00pm - 2:00pm

    Where:

    19 Alpha Rd. Ste 101
    Chelmsford, MA 01824

    MA Robotics Open House: FLIR(formerly Endeavor Robotics) logo
  • MA Robotics Open House: Artaic, Artaic

    Artaic uses robotic technology and innovative design tools to customize, design and fabricate award-winning mosaic installations. By combining modern technologies with this historic art form, the Artaic team is passionate about the creation of architecturally significant mosaics for any size project.

    Visit the MA Robotics Open House: Artaic website

    Hosted by MassRobotics

    When:

    • April 9, 2019
      11:00am - 12:00pm

    Where:

    1 Design Center Place, Ste 644
    Boston, MA 02210

    MA Robotics Open House: Artaic logo
  • Northeastern University Robotics Labs Open House, Northeastern University

    We are hosting an Open House in our brand new facility. Stop by to interact with our robots, and experience the latest research at Northeastern University's Robotics Labs.

    Visit the Northeastern University Robotics Labs Open House website

    Hosted by Northeastern University

    When:

    • April 9, 2019
      2:00pm - 4:30pm

    Where:

    805 Columbus Avenue
    Boston, MA 02115

    Northeastern University Robotics Labs Open House logo
  • MA Robotics Open House: MassRobotics, MassRobotics

    We are an independent, non-profit organization serving as the innovation hub for robotics and connected devices. Through our programming and events, we help bring together innovative startups and existing technology organizations to nurture the next generation of talent and promote economic growth and innovation. By working with diverse local talent, we are helping to bring about the next global evolution of robotics.

    Visit the MA Robotics Open House: MassRobotics website

    Hosted by MassRobotics

    When:

    • April 9, 2019
      4:00pm - 5:00pm

    Where:

    12 Channel Street, Ste 502
    Bsotn, MA 02210

    MA Robotics Open House: MassRobotics logo
  • Ipswich STEAM Showcase, Ipswich Public Schools

    Our showcase will feature over 50 hands-on exhibitor/demonstrations featuring Ipswich PreK- Gr.12 Students,Teachers, and local STEAM Businesses highlighting the power of STEAM EDUCATION and STEM Career Pathways! Last year, over 400 attendees experienced how the power of STEAM Education engages students to use critical thinking and creativity in our classrooms, as well as problem-solving and innovation in business and industry.

    Visit the Ipswich STEAM Showcase website

    Hosted by Jeff Carovillano

    When:

    • April 9, 2019
      5:00pm - 7:00pm
    • April 9, 2019
      5:00pm - 7:00pm

    Where:

    134 High Street
    Ipswich, MA 01938

    Ipswich STEAM Showcase logo
  • New England District Championship , Worcester Polytechnic Institute

    FIRST Robotics Competition

    Visit the New England District Championship website

    Hosted by FIRST Robotics

    When:

    • April 10, 2019 - April 13, 2019
      9:00am - 5:00pm

    Where:

    100 Institute Road
    Worcester, MA 01609

    New England District Championship  logo
  • MA Robotics Open House: DunkWorks, Woods Hole Oceanographic institution

    As part of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution’s Center for Marine Robotics, DunkWorks is a rapid prototyping and additive manufacturing facility with an intentional focus towards accelerating the path of technology to the ocean. As a member-based facility in the heart of Woods Hole, internal technical and scientific staff along with external innovators, inventors, and small companies can utilize the tools in DunkWorks. Membership also provides access to inside WHOI and to the expert marine technologists and machinists therein. Learn more at www.whoi.edu/marinerobotics.

    Visit the MA Robotics Open House: DunkWorks website

    Hosted by MassRobotics

    When:

    • April 10, 2019
      1:00pm - 2:00pm

    Where:

    86 Water St.
    Woods Hole, MA 02543

    MA Robotics Open House: DunkWorks logo
  • Family Robotics Event,

    Students will demonstrate how to use block coding to program Dash the robot. Families will participate in an robotic engineering project to create a robotic hand.

    Visit the Family Robotics Event website

    Hosted by STEAMologist

    When:

    • April 10, 2019
      5:45pm - 7:00pm

    Where:

    440 Adam St.
    milton, MA 02186

    Family Robotics Event logo
  • MA Robotics Open House: 6 River Systems, 6 River Systems

    Starting with Chuck, a collaborative mobile robot, 6 River Systems is building fulfillment solutions that power the winning warehouses of tomorrow.

    Visit the MA Robotics Open House: 6 River Systems website

    Hosted by MassRobotics

    When:

    • April 11, 2019
      11:00am - 12:00pm

    Where:

    271 Waverley Oaks Rd
    Waltham, MA 02452

    MA Robotics Open House: 6 River Systems logo
  • Mass Innovation Nights 121, UMass Lowell Innovation Hub

    On Thursday, April 11, 2019, Mass Innovation Nights, Massachusetts’ leading monthly new product showcase, will launch 10 new products at UMass Lowell’s Innovation Hub in Lowell, MA. The event will feature a variety of tech startups across several industries including IoT, AI, and robotics.

    Visit the Mass Innovation Nights 121 website

    Hosted by UMass Lowell Innovation Hub

    When:

    • April 11, 2019
      6:00pm - 8:30pm

    Where:

    110 Canal Street
    Lowell, MA 01852

    Mass Innovation Nights 121 logo
  • MA Robotics Open House: Symbotic, Symbotic

    Simplify material handling from manufacturer to store shelf. By utilizing logic. With the combination of our proprietary software and mathematics we know the optimal way to store, select, pick, pack and ship products all while seamlessly integrating with an existing warehouse management system.

    Visit the MA Robotics Open House: Symbotic website

    Hosted by MassRobotics

    When:

    • April 12, 2019
      11:00am - 12:00pm

    Where:

    200 Research Dr.
    Wilmington, MA 01887

    MA Robotics Open House: Symbotic logo
  • MA Robotics Open House: Piaggio Fast Foward, Piaggio Fast Forward

    Founded in 2015 by the Piaggio Group, Piaggio Fast Forward creates lightweight, intelligent mobility solutions for people and goods. Our vision is of a sustainable mobility ecology with healthy lifestyles and social connectivity available to all, regardless of age or abilities. Visitors will get to meet meet gita®, the mobile-carrier that follows people on the go while transporting up to 45 pounds. gita promotes an active lifestyle designed for everyone. gita® is simple, easy to use and share, functional, and fun. It’s the sustainable high-tech solution for heading out into the world without having to reach for the keys to the car.

    Visit the MA Robotics Open House: Piaggio Fast Foward website

    Hosted by MassRobotics

    When:

    • April 12, 2019
      3:00pm - 4:00pm

    Where:

    56 Roland St.
    Boston, MA 02129

    MA Robotics Open House: Piaggio Fast Foward logo
  • LEGO Robotics Sumo Workshop in Lexington, MA, Empow Studios STEM Enrichment Center

    Celebrate Robotics Week at Empow Studios with a robotics favorite: a friendly Sumo Competition! Building off a simple base, students will problem solve for the best combination of wheel type, strategic attachments, optimal programming, and speed of motors to experiment with their unique creations in a Sumo Bot competition. This is a collaborative environment for any skill level! Students will focus on a variety of build mechanics, which can help their robot lift their opponent and keep their robot stabalized. We start with a brief introduction to LEGO EV3 MINDSTORMS software and programming, and work with the students to explore curriculum in simple machines, engineering, and coding.

    Visit the LEGO Robotics Sumo Workshop in Lexington, MA website

    Hosted by Empow Studios

    When:

    • April 12, 2019
      7:00pm - 8:30pm

    Where:

    1776 Massachusetts Ave, 2nd Fl
    Lexington, MA 02420

    LEGO Robotics Sumo Workshop in Lexington, MA logo
  • LEGO Robotics Sumo Workshop in Newton, MA, Empow Studios STEM Enrichment Center

    Celebrate Robotics Week at Empow Studios with a robotics favorite: a friendly Sumo Competition! Building off a simple base, students will problem solve for the best combination of wheel type, strategic attachments, optimal programming, and speed of motors to experiment with their unique creations in a Sumo Bot competition. This is a collaborative environment for any skill level! Students will focus on a variety of build mechanics, which can help their robot lift their opponent and keep their robot stabalized. We start with a brief introduction to LEGO EV3 MINDSTORMS software and programming, and work with the students to explore curriculum in simple machines, engineering, and coding.

    Visit the LEGO Robotics Sumo Workshop in Newton, MA website

    Hosted by Empow Studios

    When:

    • April 12, 2019
      7:00pm - 8:30pm

    Where:

    180 Needham St.
    Newton, MA 02464

    LEGO Robotics Sumo Workshop in Newton, MA logo
  • South Shore Science Festival V, SSSF - Positive BCS - Gate Way to Science:Sports and Games

    Among the STEM activities the festival includes multiple activities related to robotics, from understanding how they work, build one, and even program the electronics that use robots.

    Visit the South Shore Science Festival V website

    Hosted by POSITIVE BCS LLP - Gateway to Science:Sports and Games

    When:

    • April 13, 2019
      10:00am - 3:00pm

    Where:

    180 Old Colony Ave
    Quincy, MA 02170

    South Shore Science Festival V logo
  • Pioneer Valley Mini Maker Faire, Smith College

    Maker Faire is a gathering of fascinating, curious people who enjoy learning and who love sharing what they can do. From engineers to artists to scientists to crafters, Maker Faire is a venue for these "makers" to show hobbies, experiments, projects. We call it the Greatest Show (& Tell) on Earth - a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness. Glimpse the future and get inspired!

    Visit the Pioneer Valley Mini Maker Faire website

    Hosted by Smith College

    When:

    • April 13, 2019
      11:00am - 5:00pm

    Where:

    25A Henshaw Ave
    Northampton, MA 01063

    Pioneer Valley Mini Maker Faire logo
  • Creative Kinetic Sculptures in the Idea Hub, MIT Museum

    Create a unique moving art piece engineered to move with gears, cams, linkages, and pulleys. Event will be held 4/13 & 4/14. Locations may vary. See online program. Cost is included in museum admission.

    Visit the Creative Kinetic Sculptures in the Idea Hub website

    Hosted by MIT Museum

    When:

    • April 13, 2019 - April 14, 2019
      12:00pm - 4:00pm

    Where:

    265 Massachusetts Ave
    Cambridge, MA 02139

    Creative Kinetic Sculptures in the Idea Hub logo
  • Science Carnival & Robot Zoo, Cambridge Public Library

    Explore over 150 hands-on activities with area scientists and researchers. Make liquid nitrogen ice cream, hold a human brain, weld in virtual reality and build robots. Indoors and out at the Cambridge Public Library, Cambridge Rindge and Latin High School and War Memorial.

    Visit the Science Carnival & Robot Zoo website

    Hosted by Cambridge Science Festival

    When:

    • April 13, 2019
      12:00pm - 4:00pm

    Where:

    449 Broadway
    Cambridge, MA 02138

    Science Carnival & Robot Zoo logo
  • April Vacation – Robotics WeDo , CodeWiz

    Launch your mission! You and your teammate will explore living on the moon! You will build and code robots to support your new life on the moon! Cars to cross craters, drills to dig for water and more! You will also learn how to build a mini video game and use your robot as the controller! You can build and code whatever you think you will need to survive life outside planet earth! Come on board! Ages 6-8

    Visit the April Vacation – Robotics WeDo website

    Hosted by CodeWiz

    When:

    • April 15, 2019
      9:00am - 5:00pm

    Where:

    125 Turnpike Rd #10,
    Westborough, MA 01581

    April Vacation – Robotics WeDo  logo
  • Robots and Beyond Mini TOurs, MIT Museum

    30-minute tours of the MIT Museum’s historic robots gallery with Debbie Douglas, Science & Technology Curator. Focused on children ages 12 years and younger, attendees learn the backstories about some of the unique objects on display.

    Visit the Robots and Beyond Mini TOurs website

    Hosted by MIT Museum

    When:

    • April 15, 2019
      10:00am - 11:00am

    Where:

    265 Massachusetts Ave
    Cambridge, MA 02139

    Robots and Beyond Mini TOurs logo
  • Acera’s April Vacation Camp!, Acera School

    Learn how to draw and explore in Virtual Reality, discover the art and science of cooking, create your own critter bot, and more! You can browse our offerings by SCHEDULE or by PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONS, via the tabs above.

    Visit the Acera’s April Vacation Camp! website

    Hosted by Acera School

    When:

    • April 16, 2019
      9:00am - 5:00pm

    Where:

    5 Lowell Avenue
    Winchester, MA 01890

    Acera’s April Vacation Camp! logo
  • littleBits Change Makers STEAM Program, STEAMologist

    The children in grades 2-5 will build fun, playful inventions that give them the lifelong skills necessary to change the world---starting today!

    Visit the littleBits Change Makers STEAM Program website

    Hosted by STEAMologist

    When:

    • April 16, 2019
      9:00am - 3:30pm

    Where:

    200 New Boston Drive
    Canton, MA 02021

    littleBits Change Makers STEAM Program logo
  • Robotica AV Summit, Draper

    AUVSI New England's ROBOTICA Autonomous Vehicle Summit will explore many facets of the current technology readiness and regulatory policy that can help usher in advanced intelligent transportation systems to our nation's roadways.

    Visit the Robotica AV Summit website

    Hosted by AUVSI New England

    When:

    • April 18, 2019
      9:00am - 5:00pm

    Where:

    One Hampshire St
    Cambridge, MA 02139

    Robotica AV Summit logo
  • WPI Project Presentation Day, WPI

    Each spring, on Project Presentation Day, student teams, representing all of WPI's academic departments, present the results of their MQPs to their faculty advisors and external sponsors. The public is invited to take part in this annual exhibition of the remarkable outcomes of our students' project work.

    Visit the WPI Project Presentation Day website

    Hosted by WPI

    When:

    • April 19, 2019
      8:00am - 11:00am

    Where:

    100 Institute Road
    Worcester, MA 01609

    WPI Project Presentation Day logo
  • Artificial Intelligence Meets Neuroscience, MIT

    In this activity, we explore the entangled relationship between artificial intelligence and neuroscience. We first explore recent advancements in understanding the computations in neural dynamics of the brain from an artificial intelligence perspective. Then we will explore the relationship between artificial systems research and neuroscience: including the study of artificial agents’ behavior.

    Visit the Artificial Intelligence Meets Neuroscience website

    Hosted by MIT Brain and Cognitive Sciences

    When:

    • April 19, 2019
      9:00am - 1:00pm

    Where:

    43 Vassar St
    Cambridge, MA 02139

    Artificial Intelligence Meets Neuroscience logo
  • MITxMake, MIT Zesiger Sports and Fitness Center

    MITxMake is a student-led annual festival for enthusiasts and experts alike to connect over their shared passion towards maker culture.

    Visit the MITxMake website

    Hosted by MITxMAKE

    When:

    • April 21, 2019
      9:00am - 5:00pm

    Where:

    120 Vassar Street
    Cambridge, MA 02139

    MITxMake logo
  • Cape & Islands VEX Scrimmage, Mashpee Middle & High School

    In the VEX Robotics Competition, presented by the Robotics Education & Competition Foundation, teams of students are tasked with designing and building a robot to play against other teams in a game-based engineering challenge.

    Visit the Cape & Islands VEX Scrimmage website

    Hosted by Vex Robotics

    When:

    • April 27, 2019
      9:00am - 5:00pm

    Where:

    500 Old Barnstable Rd.
    Mashpee, MA 02649

    Cape & Islands VEX Scrimmage logo
  • New England Region Botball Regional Tournament, UMass Lowell

    The Botball® Educational Robotics Program engages middle and high school aged students in a team-oriented robotics competition, and serves as a perfect way to meet today’s new common core standards. Students use science, engineering, technology, math, and writing skills to design, build, program, and document robots in a hands-on project that reinforces their learning.

    Visit the New England Region Botball Regional Tournament website

    Hosted by BotBall

    When:

    • April 27, 2019
      9:00am - 5:00pm

    Where:

    275 Riverside Street
    Lowell, MA 01854

    New England Region Botball Regional Tournament logo
  • Cape Cod Mini Maker Faire, Mashpee High School

    Maker Faire is a gathering of fascinating, curious people who enjoy learning and who love sharing what they can do. From engineers to artists to scientists to crafters, Maker Faire is a venue for these "makers" to show hobbies, experiments, projects. We call it the Greatest Show (& Tell) on Earth - a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness. Glimpse the future and get inspired!

    Visit the Cape Cod Mini Maker Faire website

    Hosted by Mashpee High School

    When:

    • April 27, 2019
      10:00am - 4:00pm

    Where:

    500 Old Barnstable Road
    Mashpee, MA 02649

    Cape Cod Mini Maker Faire logo